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Global History


- Master´s programs

Department of History and Cultural Studies
History – Friedrich-Meinecke-Institute
Modern History
Mrs. Minu Haschemi Yekani
Koserstr. 20
14195 Berlin

For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements:

  • An above average degree on par with a Bachelor in History, Regional Studies, or a related field that includes equivalent historical or regional topics (minimum of 60 credits), which can be proven with a transcript of records. In all cases, at least 60 credits must be accredited from historical or regional courses.
  • The MA Global History is an English-language program. Therefore, all applicants to the program must prove that they have English skills at a C1 (CEFR) level or higher. For more information, please visit the homepage of the master's program.
Students do not pay any tuition fees, the university only charges semester fees and contributions each semester.

The MA in Global History deals with the history of global interconnections and developments. The program is based on cooperation between the discipline of history and area studies. Instead of simply conveying a macro-perspective on global change, students are encouraged to acquire in-depth knowledge about the cultural and social history of a single region, which they will learn to situate – through comparisons, and through a focus on interactions and exchange – in the context of global structures and transformations.

1st Semester Admissions
Restricted admission
Admission for Higher Semesters
Restricted admission (for 3rd semester for winter semester, for 2nd and 4th semester for summer semester)
Program Start
Winter semester
Master of Arts (M.A.)
4 semesters
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